Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we make it available in our footer and at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested.
What information we collect
Log files are maintained and analyzed of all requests for files on this website's web servers. Log files do not capture personal information but do capture the user's IP address, which is automatically recognized by our web servers. When using our services, we may require some of the following information:
- Email address
- Internet Protocol (IP) address
- Geographical location
- Length of visit, page views, website navigation and any other related browsing activity
What we do with the information we collect
The information you provide to us is required for, but not limited to, the following reasons:
- Internal record keeping
- Access to our website
- Account management
- Sending notices of relevant communications
We are committed to ensuring that any information you provide to us is secure. To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place safeguards to secure the information we collect.
We use small text files, called cookies, to store information in your web browser. The information stored may include preferences, session identification, HTTP information, and IP address.
Log files are maintained and analyzed of all requests for files on this website's web servers. Log files do not capture personal information but do capture the user's IP address, which is automatically recognized by our web servers.
IP addresses of computers used to visit our website, are stored in our database. This includes when first registering for an account, managing your account details, writing a private or public message or performing any other transaction which results in data being transferred to or from your computer and the website in question. Your IP address is not visible to the public at any time.
- Session Cookies – we use these when you enter our website and they remain in place whilst you are using our website. A session cookie is stored in temporary memory and is not normally retained after the browser is closed. Session cookies do not collect information from a user’s computer.
- User Cookies – these remember your choices when using our website such as login details, what you have viewed and other actions that you perform whilst visiting our website. These cookies are retained after you close your web browser.
- Third Party Cookies – generally these are cookies deposited by other websites which may or may not be affiliated with our website. These may be tracking, or analytical cookies related to: YouTube videos that you post or view and other media types for videos or audio.
Links to external websites and content
Our website may contain links to other websites and third-party hosted content. These websites and content may or may not be affiliated with our website.
Controlling your personal information
When using our website, you may choose to limit public viewing of applicable personal information through the settings located in your personal account.
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your explicit permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you site information or other information pertaining to your account. You can adjust what types of communication you prefer to receive in your account settings.
You may request a copy of any information that we hold on you that could potential identify you as an individual. Send an administrator a message to request a copy of your data. You may also request that we delete all information that we hold on you should you wish to close your account and no longer be a member of our website, see the section below for more information on this.
If you discover any of the information that we hold for you is incorrect or incomplete, that you are unable to change yourself, please contact us as soon as possible so the necessary changes can be made. A contact link is available at the bottom of every page on this site, you can also Personal Message an administrator using the sites internal messaging system, or you can post in our Support forum, note that any messages posted in our Help and Support forum will be publicly available and viewable to anyone that visit this website.
Delete your member account and content
To delete all stored information and content provided by you to us on this website deleted
This include, but is not limited to, your profile page, posts, events, photos, comments, status messages, attachments, as well as any stored IP addresses.
To delete your member account but retain your content
If you choose this option, your content will be anonymized but not deleted. Your profile page will be deleted, but your posts, events, photos, comments, status messages, attachments, etc., that you have submitted to this website will not be deleted and will remain online on this website. Your content will be automatically anonymized, i.e. all posted content will be attributed to 'Guest'. Any stored IP addresses will be deleted. Note, this will not delete any identifiable information that you have published on this website in status updates, comments, posts, etc.
Once the request has been received, your profile and data will be purged from this site within 30 days.
Please note that once your request has been fulfilled and all your data has been removed it's not possible to restore your data or profile – once it's deleted it will be gone forever. You are of course welcome to register a new account later if you so choose, but your old data will not be recoverable once deleted. Send an administrator a message to request the removal of your personal data.
Our Commitment to Children's Privacy
Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our website from those we actually know are under 13, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 13.
This website does not store any information that would, on its own, allow us to identify individual users of this service without their permission. Any cookies that may be used by this website are used either solely on a per session basis or to maintain user preferences. Cookies are not shared with any third parties.